Sri Lanka bat against South Africa in second ODI

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Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan plays a shot during the second One Day International match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at the Pallekele stadium in Pallekele on July 9, 2014 (AFP Photo/Ishara S. Kodikara)

Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan plays a shot during the second One Day International match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at the Pallekele stadium in Pallekele on July 9, 2014

Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan plays a shot during the second One Day International match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at the Pallekele stadium in Pallekele on July 9, 2014 (AFP Photo/Ishara S. Kodikara)

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to bat in the second one-day international against South Africa in Pallekele on Wednesday.

Both teams were unchanged from the opening game of the three-match series, which South Africa won by 75 runs.

The third and final one-dayer will be played in Hambantota on Sunday.

Teams:

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (capt), Lahiru Thirimanne, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Ashan Priyanjan, Sachithra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga.

South Africa: AB de Villiers (capt), Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Jean-Paul Duminy, Imran Tahir, Jacques Kallis, Ryan Mclaren, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn.

Umpires: Nigel Llong (ENG), Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI)

TV umpire: Steve Davis (AUS)

Match referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)

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